Former Peirce College CIO Christopher Duffy Joins Strategic BCP®

Information technology executive adds expertise to business continuity planning and management software company

Plymouth Meeting, PA - July 23, 2014 | Strategic BCP, Inc., a team of business continuity planning (BCP) and management specialists, announced today that Chris Duffy has joined the company as Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) and Vice President (VP) of Consulting Services.

With more than 25 years of experience in information technology (IT) management and IT disaster recovery (DR), business impact analysis (BIA), and the development and creation of business continuity (BC) plans, Duffy will be responsible for providing executive and IT expertise to clients and developing and enhancing products and services around IT DR / Data Center and General IT best practices.

Most recently a senior consultant with the City of Philadelphia where he correlated incident responses to Service Provider contract performance metrics, he was also an enterprise consultant for Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (in Florida), the New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Commission, and the South Carolina Department of Education. Prior to that, Duffy was the CIO for Peirce College in Philadelphia, where he provided institution-wide IT services and strategies that contributed to the success of the college—more specifically he maximized technology in learning, teaching, and research for faculty and students, as well as within administrative settings for staff.

"We look forward to adding Chris's expertise to our growing BCP software company," said Frank Perlmutter (CBCP, MBCI), president and co-founder of Strategic BCP. “He brings strong leadership by helping us advance our cloud-based software solution (ResilienceONE®) and our delivery capabilities including BCM consulting for our clients.”

Duffy is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and a frequent blogger, conference speaker, and author of business-based white papers. He also has received multiple awards in leadership and innovative IT.